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Snow photos: Top tips for taking great shots in the snow

Snow photos: Top tips for taking great shots in the snow

By Stuart Miles

The UK is covered in snow again which many might curse as they have to trudge to work, but it can also present some fun opportunities too. So before the sun rears its head you can grab your camera and get shooting. The snow makes for some great photos,... Read more

Grab a Sony RX100 IV high-end compact for just £575, save £425 today only

Grab a Sony RX100 IV high-end compact for just £575, save £425 today only

By Mike Lowe

Black Friday bargains have arrived. For today only, Amazon has a great deal on the Sony RX100 Mark IV high-end compact, at just £575 (save £425) - see the deal here. Well known as one of the best pro-spec compact cameras going, the RX100 series crams... Read more

Get a Sony A7 mirrorless camera kit for just £719 - less than half price for Black Friday

Get a Sony A7 mirrorless camera kit for just £719 - less than half price for Black Friday

By Mike Lowe

Black Friday is rife with bargains, and Amazon has a banger on the first-generation Sony A7 mirrorless camera for £719 (save £831) - see the deal here.Although listed with the over-complex "ILCE7KB" name tag - that's interchangeable lens camera, kit... Read more

Panasonic Lumix G9 bridges the gap between mirrorless and DSLR for pros

Panasonic Lumix G9 bridges the gap between mirrorless and DSLR for pros

By Rik Henderson

There's a new Panasonic flagship mirrorless camera in town. And it's aiming at the pro DSLR market.The Panasonic Lumix G9 is squarely pitched as a pro-photographer camera, with a 20-megapixel Live MOS sensor, superfast autofocus with 0.04s acquisition... Read more

29 of the most famous alien and monster photographs ever taken

29 of the most famous alien and monster photographs ever taken

By Adrian Willings

Since the dawn of time, the human race has seen mystery and intrigue around every corner. Mysterious events have been put down to the supernatural, the paranormal and even the extra-terrestrial.One things for sure, there have been a lot of unexplained... Read more

GoPro plans to launch a new entry-level camera sometime in 2018

GoPro plans to launch a new entry-level camera sometime in 2018

By Elyse Betters

GoPro has several cameras in its lineup, including the entry-level Hero 5 Session camera, which GoPro plans to replace next year.GoPro CEO Nick Woodman announced in an upbeat earnings call on Wednesday that the camera is going to be replaced by a new,... Read more

Incredible photos and breathtaking images from the Unsplash Awards 2017

Incredible photos and breathtaking images from the Unsplash Awards 2017

By Adrian Willings

Unsplash started life a little over four years ago as a humble Tumblr blog and has since grown into a massive photography community with over 300,000 images and astounding photos in its library. With over 1 billion photos viewed per month and three images... Read more

Sony A7R III packs full-frame 42.4MP sensor into a compact mirrorless body

Sony A7R III packs full-frame 42.4MP sensor into a compact mirrorless body

By Rik Henderson

Sony has announced a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera that hits the spot for high resolution stills and video.The Sony A7R III has a 42.4-megapixel full-frame Exmor R CMOS sensor and 4K video capture with Hybrid Log-Gamma (HLG) support. That enables... Read more

Canon G1 X Mark III is the first compact with an APS-C sensor and optical zoom

Canon G1 X Mark III is the first compact with an APS-C sensor and optical zoom

By Mike Lowe

It's been a long time coming, but Canon has finally unveiled the first compact camera with a DSLR-scale APS-C sensor size and an optical zoom lens. The PowerShot G1 X Mark III updates the range by making the sensor larger than the Mark II predecessor... Read more

GoPro Hero6 Black: Sample video, release date, specs and everything you need to know

GoPro Hero6 Black: Sample video, release date, specs and everything you need to know

By Cam Bunton

GoPro is back with a brand new take on a classic camera. The Hero series has been the go-to action camera for a few years now and, while it looks the same as last year, the Hero 6 Black packs a serious punch. It takes better photos, shoots better video... Read more

Google's hands-free Clips camera uses AI to capture candid moments

Google's hands-free Clips camera uses AI to capture candid moments

By Elyse Betters

Google has introduced a surprise new device.Shortly after announcing new Home Max and Home Mini speakers, as well as new Pixel phones and so much more, Google brought out a camera that uses artificial intelligence to capture moments that you might otherwise... Read more

GoPro Hero 6 Black event: What happened and how to re-watch

GoPro Hero 6 Black event: What happened and how to re-watch

By Elyse Betters

GoPro just held a product unveiling event.The company didn't say ahead of time what it would unveil. However, thanks to several leaks, we had a pretty good idea. Continue reading if you'd like to know more about what actually happened. We'll also provide... Read more

GoPro Fusion: Features, release date, price and everything you need to know

GoPro Fusion: Features, release date, price and everything you need to know

By Cam Bunton

After months of teasing and sneak peaks, GoPro has finally spilled the bins on its revolutionary new 360-degree camera. The Fusion is the company's attempt at showing how easy it should be to create VR footage, but in a way that makes it incredibly... Read more

GoPro officially launches Fusion 360-degree camera

GoPro officially launches Fusion 360-degree camera

By Max Langridge

GoPro has officially unveiled the Fusion 360-degree camera, following an exclusive preview event back in June. We were lucky enough to attend the preview, but the model we saw wasn't the final thing, that's now all changed, as the Fusion can be pre-ordered... Read more

GoPro Hero6 Black is 4K60 capable and has "most advanced" video stabilisation yet

GoPro Hero6 Black is 4K60 capable and has "most advanced" video stabilisation yet

By Rik Henderson

GoPro has announced its latest flagship action camera, and while it weighs in at £499 and is therefore £100 more expensive than last year's model, it's because it can safely be called the company's most technically advanced yet.The GoPro Hero6 Black is... Read more

History in colour: Amazing artists add colour to our past

History in colour: Amazing artists add colour to our past

By Adrian Willings

There is a certain breed of Photoshop artist with a passion for history and a keen eye for detail who take it upon themselves to breathe new life into important historic photos. When you have an idea of the level of effort that goes into these colourisations,... Read more

48 insanely neat photos of cables that belong in a modern art gallery

48 insanely neat photos of cables that belong in a modern art gallery

By Adrian Willings

There's a certain breed of IT worker who has a deep fetish for all things neat and tidy. The result is a server room with hundreds of cables neatly organised, cable tied and manipulated into perfect angles. Not only is the outcome aesthetically pleasing,... Read more

63 panoramic photos that went horribly wrong with hilarious results

63 panoramic photos that went horribly wrong with hilarious results

By Adrian Willings

Isn't technology grand? With advancements in smartphone cameras and the apps that accompany them, we can now take panoramic photographs and have them automatically stitched together for us. This presents everyone with the magnificent power to create... Read more

Nikon confirms it's working on a full-frame mirrorless camera

Nikon confirms it's working on a full-frame mirrorless camera

By Max Langridge

Nikon's Research & Development Manager Tetsuro Goto has confirmed the company is working on a full-frame mirrorless camera that will be a truly professional product compared to cameras from its rivals. Best DSLR cameras 2017: The best interchangeable... Read more

19 amazing aerial photographs with a new perspective of the world

19 amazing aerial photographs with a new perspective of the world

By Adrian Willings

In a series of photographs called "Flatland", Turkish artist and photo manipulator Aydın Büyüktaş uses a collection of aerial photographs to create these images which give a new perspective to the world. Aydın Büyüktaş says that he got the... Read more

GoPro Hero 6 action camera pictured in leaked retail box with key specs

GoPro Hero 6 action camera pictured in leaked retail box with key specs

By Elyse Betters

Want to see what GoPro's next camera looks like?In February of earlier this year, action-camera maker GoPro had confirmed that it planned to release a Hero 6 camera by the end of 2017. It is now September, so that means we should see the company announce... Read more

Polaroid goes all nostalgic with OneStep 2 instant camera

Polaroid goes all nostalgic with OneStep 2 instant camera

By Max Langridge

Polaroid is back in the instant camera business. The camera manufacturer has launched a new Originals brand, with the sole purpose of producing cameras that print instant photos. It's the 90s all over again. Fujifilm Instax Square SQ10 combines instant... Read more

Sony RX10 IV debuts with 'world's fastest' hybrid AF and 24fps bursts

Sony RX10 IV debuts with 'world's fastest' hybrid AF and 24fps bursts

By Elyse Betters

Sony is in New York City, where it just announced another Cyber-shot RX10-branded camera.Called the RX10 IV, it packs the "world’s fastest" AF lock speed of just 0.03sec, according to Sony, as well as offers 24fps continuous shooting with full AF/AE... Read more

Fujifilm X-E3 mirrorless camera adds touchscreen for the smartphone generation

Fujifilm X-E3 mirrorless camera adds touchscreen for the smartphone generation

By Mike Lowe

Four years after the success of the Fujifilm X-E2 interchangeable lens mirrorless, Fuji has unveiled the third-gen update: the X-E3. And it's the smallest X-series model with a viewfinder in Fuji's range.The viewfinder remains the same as its predecessor... Read more

Olympus launches OM-D E-M10 MKIII with 4K video and upgraded image processor

Olympus launches OM-D E-M10 MKIII with 4K video and upgraded image processor

By Max Langridge

Olympus has announced the latest version of its OM-D E-M10 interchangeable lens camera, in the form of the Mark 3. This latest model offers evolutionary, rather than revolutionary upgrades over the MKII, such as 4K video capture and a new TruePic VIII... Read more

Sony goes after GoPro with its own compact and waterproof RXO camera

Sony goes after GoPro with its own compact and waterproof RXO camera

By Elyse Betters

Sony has a new action camera.But it's described as a new type of camera that "enables entirely new imaging possibilities". Dubbed the Sony RX0, it's supposed to come with Sony RX series-level image and video quality, as well as capabilities, but it's... Read more

Ricoh introduces Theta V camera with 360-degree 4K video capture

Ricoh introduces Theta V camera with 360-degree 4K video capture

By Max Langridge

Ricoh has taken to IFA to announce the Theta V as the latest addition to its Theta family of 360-degree cameras. The new model offers 4K video capture at 30fps for the first time on a Theta camera, along with 360-degree spatial audio recording. Ricoh... Read more

Acer unveils Holo360 and Vision360 cameras for use on-the-go and in the car

Acer unveils Holo360 and Vision360 cameras for use on-the-go and in the car

By Max Langridge

Acer has announced two new 360-degree cameras in the form of the Holo360 and Vision360. The former is a general-use camera for creating videos that can be viewed through virtual reality headsets, while the latter is for use in the car to record collisions... Read more

Samsung's latest trademark suggests a new 360-degree camera is coming

Samsung's latest trademark suggests a new 360-degree camera is coming

By Elyse Betters

Samsung might already be developing a new Gear 360 camera.In March, Samsung introduced an all-new Gear 360 virtual reality camera to coincide with the launch of the Samsung VR content platform. It also joined the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy... Read more

Insta360 One is a 360-degree 4K camera with a 'bullet time' mode

Insta360 One is a 360-degree 4K camera with a 'bullet time' mode

By Elyse Betters

Are you looking to buy a 360-degree camera?You might want to consider Shenzen-based Insta360, which makes 360-degree cameras, including the new $299 Insta360 One for mobile devices. It uses two cameras to capture 4K at 30 frames per second. It also takes... Read more

Most popular pictures on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter

Most popular pictures on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter

By Max Langridge

Millions of photos are uploaded to social media sites every single day. Whether it be pics of your holiday, a newborn baby or a night out with mates, our insatiable desire to share what we get up to is stronger than ever.It's the same with celebrities.... Read more

Motorola VerveCam+ is a compact action cam with live streaming

Motorola VerveCam+ is a compact action cam with live streaming

By Max Langridge

Motorola has taken the wraps off the VerveCam+, its first action camera to be sold in the UK. It's been designed to go anywhere with you, whether it be in the water, on ski slopes or climbing rocks and comes with a range of mounting accessories to leave... Read more

Ricoh announces Theta SC Hatsune Miku limited edition

Ricoh announces Theta SC Hatsune Miku limited edition

By Max Langridge

Ricoh has launched a limited edition version of its Theta SC 360-degree camera featuring Japanese pop sensation Hatsune Miku, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the character. Ricoh's 360-degree camera lineup adds the £250 Theta SC Hatsune Miku is... Read more

GoPro QuikStories explained: Cut great videos automatically in-app

GoPro QuikStories explained: Cut great videos automatically in-app

By Cam Bunton

GoPro has announced today that it is bringing much easier, almost fully automated video editing to its Hero 5 users. QuikStories downloads video from a camera to a connected phone, and cuts it together into an edited video, in time with music and with... Read more

You now have to take your camera out your hand luggage on trips to US

You now have to take your camera out your hand luggage on trips to US

By Max Langridge

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA), the USA's airline security agency, has introduced new mandatory security screening measures on all flights to and from the US. US laptop and tablet ban could extend to UK and Europe All passengers flying... Read more

Nikon D850 confirmed, coming with "new technologies" on board

Nikon D850 confirmed, coming with "new technologies" on board

By Rik Henderson

Nikon has taken the bold step in announcing that a follow-up to the D810 is in the works, but with few details at present.It has confirmed that the Nikon D850 is "in development" and that it is the "next frontier in full-frame, high-resolution, high-speed... Read more

Olloclip Filmer's Kit wants to enhance your iPhone 7 photos

Olloclip Filmer's Kit wants to enhance your iPhone 7 photos

By Stuart Miles

Olloclip, renowned for its range of iPhone lenses, has created a limited edition Filmer's Kit in collaborations with Incase.The kit will include over £300 worth of lens and fittings essential, it says, for mobile videography and photography fans, but... Read more

Leica TL2 keeps the same gorgeous design but upgrades the internals

Leica TL2 keeps the same gorgeous design but upgrades the internals

By Max Langridge

German camera manufacturer Leica has announced the TL2 mirrorless camera as successor to the Leica T that was released in 2014. Leica M10 preview: The rangefinder refined Leica has changed very little in terms of overall design of the camera, but the... Read more

21 of the best office tech pranks of all time

21 of the best office tech pranks of all time

By Adrian Willings

Office pranks have always been a firm favourite on the internet and, for those cooped up in an air-conditioned office from nine to five for most of the year, they're a great escape from the humdrum. The best office pranks we've seen range from the surprisingly... Read more

Canon EOS 6D Mark II and EOS 200D official: A DSLR to suit all levels

Canon EOS 6D Mark II and EOS 200D official: A DSLR to suit all levels

By Mike Lowe

In what's been a relatively quiet couple of years in the world of cameras, Canon has taken to opportunity to get one over its competitors by releasing an EOS DSLR for, well, seemingly everyone. And with the announcement of the EOS 6D Mark II full-frame... Read more

Andy Rubin-backed Owl Labs' new 360-degree camera looks like an owl

Andy Rubin-backed Owl Labs' new 360-degree camera looks like an owl

By Elyse Betters

You know what could make 360-degree conferencing cams more interesting? Make them look like owls.Owl Labs, a startup that's backed by Playground Ventures, the firm from Andy Rubin, who is the creator of Android, has been working on a standalone video... Read more

24 of the most famous ghost photographs ever taken

24 of the most famous ghost photographs ever taken

By Max Langridge

Ghosts, the paranormal and the supernatural have always been debated. Do they exist?Many people have reported sightings before, but without any real proof, they're usually disregarded as merely stories. Being able to take photos of spirits obviously helps... Read more

18 glorious GoPro photos of our amazing, beautiful world

18 glorious GoPro photos of our amazing, beautiful world

By Adrian Willings

Monday 5 June was World Environment Day and to celebrate GoPro encouraged its users to snap and submit photos to the GoPro Awards. GoPro asked for any photo that captured the world's beauty and helped remind others of the importance of protecting... Read more

Nikon's Coolpix W300 is a 4K shooting, underwater loving compact camera

Nikon's Coolpix W300 is a 4K shooting, underwater loving compact camera

By Cam Bunton

Nikon has taken the wraps off its latest compact camera creation, the Coolpix W300. It's built to survive anything you can throw at it, even the odd swim on your summer holiday at the beach. Its primary reason for existing is written in bold lettering... Read more

Ricoh's latest camera is waterproof, shockproof, and freezeproof

Ricoh's latest camera is waterproof, shockproof, and freezeproof

By Elyse Betters

Ricoh has a new compact camera that doesn't mind getting a bit wet, rough, or cold - so it's perfect for outdoor extremists.Or, as Ricoh said, for underwater photography.Called the WG-50, it's described as a digital compact camera with a lightweight body... Read more

Garmin Virb 360 continues action cam line with 360-degree 5.7K thrills

Garmin Virb 360 continues action cam line with 360-degree 5.7K thrills

By Rik Henderson

Garmin has announced its first 360-degree action cam, the water and dust proof Virb 360 that captures all the action around it in up to 5.7K resolution.The Garmin Virb 360 also captures 360-degree audio, to ensure that surround sound systems expand the... Read more

27 fantastic photographic firsts

27 fantastic photographic firsts

By Max Langridge

Photos serve an important purpose in life. They capture precious moments, funny moments, once in a lifetime moments and many more. With the rise of social media, we're snapping and sharing more photos than ever. According to a recent survey, more than... Read more

Olympus Tough TG-5 packs a 12MP sensor and 4K video into a tough-as-nails body

Olympus Tough TG-5 packs a 12MP sensor and 4K video into a tough-as-nails body

By Max Langridge

Olympus has updated its rugged Tough range of portable compact cameras with the TG-5. It borrows much of the same technology as 2015's TG-4, but has a few notable upgrades to make it the ideal companion for adrenaline junkies. Olympus TG-4 is a compact... Read more